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Trip Summary

There are 239 daily trains from Munich to Amsterdam. Traveling by train from Munich to Amsterdam usually takes around 10 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 7 hours and 22 minutes.

Distance415 mi (669 km)
Fastest train7h 22m
Lowest price$39.53
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Amsterdam?

In the last month, $85.62 was the average price of a train ticket from Munich to Amsterdam. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $50.01 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$135$90$45JulJul

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Munich to Amsterdam will vary between $81 and $123. Planning a train trip to Amsterdam within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Munich over the next 7 days is $81. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$125$100$75$50$25ASONDJFMAMJJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Munich to Amsterdam by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $80 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Munich to Amsterdam in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $104 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 23 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Amsterdam from Munich will be about $50.01 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Munich to Amsterdam?

There are 3 train lines with service from Munich to Amsterdam. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 160 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express138h 43m$138.63
Deutsche Bahn1609h 54m$107.34
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company7311h 2m$97.74
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Munich to Amsterdam start from $52, and on average cost . Daily there are 13 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Amsterdam. DB Intercity-Express in Munich leaves from München Train Station and 14 other stations. And in Amsterdam trains arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and 3 other train stations.

    From Munich to Amsterdam train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 8 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 22 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 20 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Munich to Amsterdam start from $40, and on average cost . Daily there are 160 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Amsterdam. Deutsche Bahn in Munich leaves from München Train Station and 28 other stations. And in Amsterdam trains arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and 5 other train stations.

    From Munich to Amsterdam train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 9 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 22 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 211 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Amsterdam start from $40, and on average cost . Daily there are 73 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Amsterdam. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München Train Station and 28 other stations. And in Amsterdam trains arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and 5 other train stations.

    From Munich to Amsterdam train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 11 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Amsterdam faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 22 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 77 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Amsterdam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Munich to Amsterdam during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Munich to Amsterdam?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Munich to Amsterdam. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Amsterdam?

The distance between Munich and Amsterdam is approximately 415 miles, or 669 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 22 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Munich to Amsterdam are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Munich at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Munich to Amsterdam?

There are 239 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Amsterdam to Munich.

City Information

Munich

Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.

Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.

München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.

Amsterdam

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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.

To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.

For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighborhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cozy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.

Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam’s many connections are why it’s the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Munich?

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Main departure station: München Train Station

Munich's central station, München Train Station, welcomes more than 450,000 passengers every day. The station was first built in 1839 and has been rebuilt and renovated numerous times. As a result, the current station spans numerous buildings and wings, each with its own architectural style. You can find all the necessary amenities such as public restrooms and waiting lounges in the station, and there are even shops for last-minute souvenir shopping! Many Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain routes stop in Munich, heading to cities including Dresden, Berlin, and Cologne. The station is conveniently located just west of Munich's Old Town, with easy connections to the subway (U-Bahn) via the Hauptbanhof station in the same building.

All train stations in Munich:

  • München Train Station

  • München-Karlsfeld

  • München-Freiham

  • München-Lochhausen

  • München-Aubing

  • München-Westkreuz

  • München-Allach

  • München-Pasing

  • München-Neuaubing

  • München-Feldmoching

  • München Leienfelsstr.

  • München-Untermenzing

  • München-Langwied

  • München-Obermenzing

  • München-fasanerie

Where is the train station in Amsterdam?

Main arrival station: Amsterdam Centraal

There are more train stations and stops in Amsterdam than most cities. Most trains from Munich will stop at one (or more) of the 6 following stations in Amsterdam:

All train stations in Amsterdam:

  • Amsterdam Centraal

  • Amsterdam Lelylaan

  • Amsterdam Sloterdijk

  • Amsterdam RAI

  • Amsterdam Science Park

  • Amsterdam Zuid

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